The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 30 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.20% 2.34% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 4.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Median salary £41,000 £53,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.72% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 144 75 66
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 52.75% 58.59% 62.86%
Number of salaries quoted 116 57 45
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Northern Ireland

VB
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for VB in Northern Ireland

VB
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Northern Ireland

VB
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -7 6 £41,000 -23.72% 3
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for VB.

1 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (70.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) R
3 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (20.00%) Physics
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Statistics
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) SAS
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Tandem

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Commercial Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Commercial Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Physics
2 2 (20.00%) Statistics
2 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (20.00%) R
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Belfast, County Antrim
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago